Media advisory notice for the Funeral Mass of Shane MacGowan RIP

05 Dec 2023

The Funeral Mass for the late Shane MacGowan RIP will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Rosary Church, Nenagh, Diocese of Killaloe, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 8 December 2023, at 3.30pm.  The Chief Celebrant for this Mass will be Father Pat Gilbert Co-Parish Priest. 

To allow Father Gilbert the time and space to pastorally care for the grieving family, and to prepare for the Funeral Liturgy, media are asked to direct all queries about the celebration of the Mass to the Catholic Communication Office in Maynooth. 

Please note:
– Media photography and cameras are not permitted within the church before and during the Mass
– All space in the church, and on its grounds, is reserved for mourners
– Information on the Funeral Liturgy will be published on 8 December
– The church’s webcam will livestream the Mass on

Thank you for your cooperation at this sensitive time.